- Governor Jonvic Remulla posted on social media a list of restrictions the whole province of Cavite should observe
- This was after he placed Cavite under community quarantine and state of calamity due to COVID-19 threat
- His social media announcement is the result of his careful conversations with the city and municipal officials
- Remulla ordered Cavite residents to stay at home as much as possible as the province now has two cases of the disease
Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla announced a list of restrictions the whole province should observe, following his declaration of community quarantine and state of calamity in the area.
As a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease, a province-wide quarantine officially started today, March 17 at 12:01 a.m., in Cavite. The date when the partial lockdown would be lifted is not yet determined.
In a social media post, Remulla enumerated the result of his deliberation with the city and municipal officials on March 16 to notify his constituents.
The announcement said they have agreed at the following:
“1. By virtue of an Executive Order of the Office of the Governor we will have a Province wide community quarantine.
2. We will have a curfew of 8pm to 5am for non-essential personnel on the streets. Exempted are health care workers, peace and order officers, workers from the night shift of the Processing zones with valid ID’s, and LGU officers.
3. Malls are ordered closed for the duration of the executive order.
4. Restaurants can only accept take-home and delivery services. Dine-in is strictly prohibited.
5. Banks, groceries, supermarkets, pharmacies, pawn shops, hardwares, and wet markets will remain open.
6. Fiestas, karakols, parades, and other related public assemblies are canceled.
7. Common religious congregations are strongly discouraged.
8. Gaming parlours, computer gaming shops, wellness Centers, cockpits arenas, will be closed.
9. Students on OJT are no longer required to report.
10. Needless loitering in the streets at any time of the day will be denied.
11. Public playgrounds, basketball courts, beaches, public swimming pools, and public parks will be closed.
12. Public utility offices, Bayad centers, and related financial services will remain open.
13. ‘Tianges’, open dry good markets, side walk vending, will be closed.
14. This will become effective March 17, at 12:01 am
15. Public transportation will observe DOTR guidelines.
16. This executive order is dependent and will be adjusted to the National Guidelines issued by the Office of the President and its alter-egos.
17. Unless ordered by the Office of the President, BPO workers and Manufacturing sector employees are exempted from the curfew.”
In a previous report by KAMI, President Rodrigo Duterte placed the entire Luzon under “enhanced community quarantine” suspending transportation altogether to prevent the rapid spread of COVID-19.
The province of Cavite now has two cases of COVID-19. Remulla ordered Cavite residents to stay at home as much as possible.
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